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Pupils unable to read is 'a scandal', says minister

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:15
The education secretary says some young pupils are unable to speak properly or read simple words.

Parkinson's diagnosis for ex-minister Sir Peter Luff

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 00:16
Sir Peter Luff reveals he has the degenerative disease, after first being diagnosed three years ago.

MPs urge a rethink of UK devolution

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 00:00
MPs on Westminster's constitutional affairs committee urge a "rethink" of devolution in light of Brexit.

Carolyn Harris MP 'was a sloppy manager', jury told

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:27
Jenny Lee Clarke denies faking MP Carolyn Harris's signature to give herself a pay rise.

Tories drop 'Love Island' from bottles promotion

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 17:41
The party is offering water bottles featuring phrases like "don't let Corbyn mug you off".

Removal vans spotted at Boris Johnson's official residence

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 17:08
Is the ex-foreign secretary leaving the grace and favour property that came with the job?

Who's who

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:35
Who are the three figures in the running for the Conservative's London mayoral candidate in 2020?

Reality Check

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 15:18
Northern Rail passengers have had huge disruption, but is the rest of Europe jealous of our railways?

Hunt's wife gaffe

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:13
The UK's foreign secretary called his Chinese wife "Japanese". Here's why it was such a bad mistake.

Supreme Court backs agreed end-of-life decisions

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:11
Legal permission will no longer be needed to end care for patients in a permanent vegetative state.

'No deal' Brexit won't involve Army, Downing Street says

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:49
There had been reports that the Army would be on standby if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Prime ministers and their holiday snaps

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:34
Theresa May's in Italy just like last year - but there are plenty of other ways for PMs to unwind.

IEA think-tank responds to 'cash for access' claim

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:23
Institute of Economic Affairs defends being paid to give US donors access to UK ministers.

Jeremy Hunt gaffe: 'My wife is Japanese'

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 09:58
The foreign secretary got muddled about whether his wife was Chinese or Japanese.

Supreme Court to rule on vegetative state case

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 09:47
Judges will decide whether to make it easier to withdraw food from people in vegetative states.

Northern: Many cancelled services resuming after timetable chaos

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 09:15
The firm is reinstating 75% of the routes it withdrew after its new timetable caused disruption.

Call for UK citizen ID system after Brexit

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:08
A registration scheme would prevent another Windrush scandal, think tank Policy Exchange says.

Home Office doubles youth crime prevention scheme funds to £22m

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 03:37
The Home Office says it will spend £22m on anti-crime projects in England and Wales.

Tory AM backs leader candidate Paul Davies after nominating rival

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:07
David Melding had got Suzy Davies into the Tory leadership race, but is now backing Paul Davies.

Steven Agnew to step down as leader of Green Party in NI

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:00
Steven Agnew says Stormont collapse has changed the game and he wants more time with his children.